Chocolate Covered Coffee Treat

Give the perfect present for any occasion with a coffee mug and some homemade chocolate covered coffee beans. All you need is a Brother P-touch Embellish and some creativity! Follow these easy steps.

Materials:

Ingredients for Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans:

  • 1/2 Cup Coffee Beans
  • 2/3 Cup Chocolate Chips (Dark, Semi-Sweet, or Milk)
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Shortening
  • Cocoa Powder. Cinnamon, Sea Salt Flakes or Cayenne Pepper
  • Parchment Paper or Wax Paper

Step 1:

In a double boiler or microwave, melt the chocolate chips with shortening (you can melt a variety of chocolate types for a variety of chocolate covered coffee beans). Dip the coffee beans, one-by-one in the chocolate and drip excess through a slotted spoon.  Place the chocolate covered beans on a baking sheet covered in parchment or wax paper. Make sure to separate the beans so they are not touching.

Step 2:

(Optional) Sprinkle cocoa powder, cinnamon, or sea salt flakes on a portion of the chocolate covered coffee beans for a different texture and flavor. You can even a sprinkle some cayenne pepper for an extra kick, if desired.

Step 3:

Put the chocolate covered coffee beans in the freezer to harden. Once the coffee beans have hardened, mix the dark, semi-sweet, milk chocolate covered beans and the cocoa powder dusted coffee beans together in a clear bag.

Step 4:

Create the ribbon to tie the bag using the P-touch Embellish White Satin Ribbon with Black lettering. For this project, we used Frame # 32, Font “Berlin”, with the Ribbon Layout #3 to print continuous text on the tied ribbon. “Rise & Grind, Sunshine!”

Step 5:

Print the ribbon to 12” and tie the bag of chocolate covered coffee beans, making sure to twist the ribbon so the text is visible on both sides.